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4 May 2016 13:00
A. Lukashenko approved of the proposals on the regulations of the enrollment of school graduates
It is essential to enroll school graduates in higher educational institutions and train specialists taking into account the needs of the economy. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko approved of the proposals to the regulations on the enrollment of school graduates. The current enrollment campaign will be held according to the active rules, the next one - according to the new ones. In particular, four subjects will be available for centralized testing. This will simplify the choice between the close professional lines which demand to pass different subjects as the second specilaisation. The Head of State also supported the proposal to extend the number of the days reserved for the centralized testing to three, as well as to extend the validity of the certificate to two years.
Belarusian Indusitrial Forum is held in Minsk
The Belarusian Industrial Forum is held in the Minsk Football arena. The main novelties of the Belarusian enterprises are presented. New models of the TV-sets “Gorizont” - for optimal quality of digital broadcasting. Production of the Belarusian Metallurgical works got positive acclaims at the recent exhibition in Germany. The BelAZ show stand presents a new quarry dump truck. In total, there are more than 200 exhibitors.
The business program is also intensive. Attraction of investments into economy and implementation of the modern scientific developments are discussed at conferences and seminars.
The Forum will work till Friday. No less than 30 contracts are expected to be signed.
IVAN will held his first rehearsal on the main stage of “Eurovision”
IVAN will held his first rehearsal today on the main stage of “Eurovision” - with all effects and graphics on big screens within 20 minutes. The director will do a test footage and propose corrections. A big press-conference is planned for the representative of Belarus soon.
Yesterday, IVAN trained vocal parts and choreography. The plot of the performance is not yet unveiled. The Belarusian participant has number 5 in the second semifinal of the competition on May, 12